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Global Sudanese Protests Call for War Halt, Justice


Unified Protests by Sudanese Worldwide Call for End to War

Fri 28 Jun 2024 | 02:18 PM
By Ahmad El-Assasy

Sudanese communities in several global cities are organizing unified protests next Saturday and Sunday to mark the fifth anniversary of the June 30, 2019 Million Man March. 

The demonstrators aim to convey the Sudanese people's demands to the international community, including halting the war, holding perpetrators accountable, restoring the December Revolution's path, and condemning what they term the international community's negative stance towards the people's suffering.

Various entities have called on Sudanese abroad to join and participate in these protests to highlight violations against civilians, including humanitarian crimes, genocide, forced displacement, and sexual violence.

In the United States, the "Sudanese Americans for Democratic Transition" group will hold its protest on Saturday, June 29, in Washington DC, in front of the US Congress. 

The protests focus on ending the war in Sudan, delivering humanitarian aid, and holding war generals accountable without impunity.

Drawing international attention, the protesters aim to raise awareness about Sudanese children suffering from hunger with slogans like "Children's Lives Matter, Hunger Kills," urging the global community to act on what they term the forgotten Sudanese war by addressing food, medicine, and water shortages.

Other slogans at the protests emphasize "Stopping Proxy Wars in Sudan for Resources," while recalling the December Revolution's goals of "Freedom, Peace, and Justice."

Campaigns describe the Sudanese war as the world's largest displacement crisis, causing famine and call for "Silencing Gunfire and Stopping Civilian Killings."

The protests raise banners declaring "No Militia Ruling a State, Security Committee, Barracks First," opposing militias and what they refer to as the "Peace and Justice for Sudan."

Protesters in their campaigns for participation in the protest note that they are opposed to war and for peace, explaining that "No War Doesn't Mean Yes to Genocide, But Yes to Peace and the Military to the Barracks and Dismissals in the Interest of Nations and Peace," emphasizing that no homeland and only three